Miami Heat: Point The Finger Of Blame Away From Spoelstra

December 4th, 2010 by David Weiss Leave a reply »
Being a passionate Heat fan for as long as I can remember, I ran through the gamut of reasons why Miami has underperformed to this point.

Yes, the win against the Cavs was inspiring, and only time will tell whether it would symbolize what I predicted, err hoped, err prayed it would.

Yet, my senses reminded me that the Cavs are just like most of the other teams the Heat have been beating: A down-on-their-luck, athletic, non-championship contendar.

Except the Magic, for one game, that is, but jump-shooting teams with a formidable big man like Dwight Howard that can anchor a defense are outliers.

I have stayed devout to my argument that there is an internal struggle between LeBron and D-Wade, which still may very well be the underlying linchpin behind it all.

Along the way, I included Erik Spoelstra, who played a convenient scapegoat for a team littered with at least two future Hall-of-Famers. 

The problem is that the more I watched them play, the more confusing things were.

At the heart of every Heat fan's mind should be this question: How can a team continually lose to above-.500 teams, but be a ...

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